8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens holiday maker

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Athens
— 7 nights

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Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Poseidon. Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Athens Divers Club (in Anavyssos), Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Lion Gate, &more) and Nafplio (Ieros Naos Evaggelistria, Fortress Palamidi, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Erechtheion, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and stop by Plaka.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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